WhatsApp for Windows Phone too get voice calling feature

WhatsApp for Windows Phone too get voice calling feature

After its initial roll out for Android users, WhatsApp is reportedly in development to provide the same voice calling feature on WhatsApp for Windows Phone too.

In an emailed response to a query, as reported by WMPowerUser, the company’s support team confirmed that WhatsApp for Windows Phone will also get the much-awaited voice calling feature.

“WhatsApp Calling for your platform [Windows Phone] is still in the works. Unfortunately, we cannot comment on any future release timelines but we appreciate your interest in WhatsApp Calling,” the support team wrote.

Facebook-owned WhatsApp had started working on its voice calling feature last year and recently released an update for Android devices with the same. The feature works as a VoIP service to let users make free voice calls to other WhatsApp contacts using an active Wi-Fi or a high-speed data connection.

Apart from Android, WhatsApp is in plans to release an update for its iOS counterpart with its free voice calling feature in the coming future.

WhatsApp is so far the most popular instant messaging app with over 700 million active users across the globe. The app is being used on almost all the mobile platforms, but widely used on Android as its Android version last month surpassed 1 billion downloads.

In January, the company co-founded by Jan Koum and Brian Acton launched WhatsApp Web that allows users to access their WhatsApp messages on desktops alongside their mobile devices. The web client is limited to WhatsApp for Android and is accessible on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera web browsers.

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